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[Downtown Los Angeles streets]


Published 1946


Downtown Los Angeles streets, process plates, color.


Run time 11:11
Audio/Visual Si, C

Shotlist

00:00 Color version of PET0980_R-4_LA. Process plate, exterior night, street in Los Angeles, moving shot from automobile, reverse angle with car in pursuit, along 8th Street (Olympic Theatre and RKO visible). Some turns.
02:18 Process plate, night, moving, from automobile, 3/4 reverse angle, nighttime streets of downtown Los Angeles. Stores, theaters and marquees, pedestrians on sidewalk, traffic.
Followed by various takes.

Color appears unnatural, but good-quality material of nighttime Los Angeles.

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Reviewer: scram - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - March 26, 2012
Subject: Beth Short's last walk
This is amazing stuff, a virtual encyclopedia of lost downtown Los Angeles commerce and culture. It's also something of a crime scene.

A little context, from the 1947project:
http://www.1947project.com/downtoearth
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